Museo de La Moda fashion museum are highlights of the upscale Vitacura neighborhood. Mock colonial village Pueblito Los Dominicos specializes in crafts. Bustling Mercado Central sells seafood, fruits and vegetables. The Barrio Brasil and bohemian Barrio Bellavista neighborhoods offer lively nightlife.
- The Santiago a Mil international theater festival takes place in Jan, as well as the Festival Nacional del Folklore, a days-long festival of traditional Chilean music and dance in the suburb of San Bernardo.
- The Fiesta del Vino (Apr) celebrates the fall grape harvest in the nearby wine capital of Pirque.
- The Fiestas Patrias (Sep) mark Chile’s freedom from Spanish rule.